Pearson BTEC Level 2 First Award in Health & Social Care
The BTEC Level 2 TECH Award in Health and Social Care has been developed to introduce the sector. It gives:
- The opportunities to gain a broad understanding and knowledge of the health and social care sector;
- A more focused understanding of health and social care;
- The opportunity to develop a range of personal skills and techniques that are essential for successful performance in working life.
It also supports progression into a specialised Level 3 vocational or academic course or into an apprenticeship.
This qualification is one GCSE equivalent. There is no externally assessed exam.
Pearson BTEC Level 2 First Award in Health and Social Care (3 Core Units):
Component 1: Human Lifespan Development (Internally Assessed)
Explore human growth and development across life stages. Investigate factors that affect human growth and development, and how they are interrelated.
Component 2: Health and Social Care Services and Values (Internally Assessed)
Explore the care values that underpin current practice in health and social care services.
Component 3: Health and Wellbeing (Internally Assessed)
Learners will explore the factors that affect health and wellbeing, learning about physiological and lifestyle indicators, and how to design a health and wellbeing improvement plan.
Placements in local health, social and early years and a range of talks by professional carers.